IT Manager Job Description: Top Duties and Qualifications

An IT Manager, or an IT Systems Administrator, manages the network and server infrastructure of a company. The primary duties are the security of the company’s computer systems and electronic data, development and implementation of customised systems and overseeing all computer-related activities.

 

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IT Manager duties and responsibilities

With the task of overseeing all IT functions of the company, the Manager needs to have expert knowledge of the industry’s best practices and stay up-to-date with advances. Their main responsibilities include:

  • Supervising daily operations of network and server infrastructure
  • Aligning IT infrastructure with current and future business requirements and goals
  • Managing IT budgets, forecast, handling cash flow and enforcing cost-effectiveness
  • Evaluating risk, developing network recovery and backup processes
  • Assessing and purchasing new and replacement hardware
  • Assuring that IT activities are within the limits of applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • Testing, troubleshooting and adjusting information systems to operate effectively
  • Implementing security of the network, data and its storage and communication systems

 

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IT Manager

Immediate opening for capable, hard working, team player to manage inside and outside customers IT needs/requirements. Successful candidate will be stable, experienced, willing to work as a team and handle a variety of areas including desktop support; network maintenance and support; phone system; security cameras; software; mostly in Microsoft environment; document management software; etc.

We are willing for the individual to gain on job experience and know how.

Requirements: College degree; job stability; home within 10 miles of 30080; professional demeanor; willingness to [website] to Work!

Send resume in confidence to [website] Call with questions [phone number]

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • information technology: 2 years (Preferred)

  • professional it: 2 years (Preferred)

    Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

    Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

    Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Tuition reimbursement

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little Monday to On call
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    IT Manager

    Note: To apply you must download our apps. Links are listed at the end of this description.

    TECKpert currently seeks an IT Manager to join a remote development team on a contract position. Get the opportunities you deserve and own your path at TECKpert. Flexible schedules, your choice of projects, remote work, access to co-working spaces, and skills training coupled with the stability of full-time employment. We believe TECKpert gives today's digital professionals an agile path to start and advance their career.

    The IT Manager provides expertise on what technologies to use to stay on the cutting edge and will implement all required technologies. Using IT best practices and standards, the IT Manager will keep technologies secure, add users, terminate users, and help resolve technical issues. Must have the ability to rapidly analyze issues, establish priorities, anticipate consequences, make decisions, root cause analysis, and initiate action via email and phone. Ensure system availability, performance and reliability through continuous improvement procedures.

    Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of information processing.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in this or a similar role.

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a similar degree preferred.

  • Ability to work well and engage with a remote team.

  • A good relationship-builder with clients and teammates alike.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present info clearly.

  • Manage your time well to deliver on all deadlines.

    Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, MAC OSx, Microsoft Office Suite, Email Systems, Networking and WiFi, VPN Technologies, VoIP Telephone Systems, Incident Ticketing Systems, Remote Support Tools, Printers/MFC, Handheld Devices/Mobile Devices, Asset Management Tools, Server Management Administration, Microsoft Exchange Server, LAN- Local Area Network, WAN- Wide Area Network, Wpan- Wireless Personal Area Network

    Benefits

  • Skills training

  • Ongoing education

  • Remote work opportunities

  • Benefits including full health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability, and 20 days PTO

    For 10+ years and with 30+ industry awards, TECKpert provides design, development, marketing and staff augmentation solutions for businesses and clients of all sizes. We build innovative digital solutions for clients from all industries, including healthcare, finance, government, legal and real estate. TECKpert connects technical professionals with great projects and opportunities at today's leading companies. Companies trust us to help them build their digital workforce and professionals come to us every day to help grow their career. We look forward to learning more about you and how we can partner together.

    TO Apply

    Download our app in IOS or Android and express interest in the Opportunity section of our app.

    IOS: [website]

    Android: [website]?id=[website]

    Job Type: Contract

    Job Type: Contract

    Salary: $35.00 to $40.00 /hour

    Experience:

  • IT Management: 2 years (Required)

    Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

    Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

    Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

    Work Location:

  • One location

  • Fully Remote

    Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Work from home

  • Professional development assistance

    Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

    Company's website:

  • https://teckpert.com

    Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may Temporarily due to Covid-19
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    IT Manager

    IT Manager, Business Applications

    Lakeland Regional Health

    The IT Manager of Business Applications is responsible for providing leadership to the IS department and for management of it's human, material, and financial resources. Functions include:

  • Serves as a member of the Information Management Business Center Leadership Team.

  • Plans, directs, and manages operations of a team of Information Services, programmers, and business analysts.

  • Responsible for coordinating aspects of planning, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of Lakeland Regional Health Information Services applications.

  • In collaboration with other Managers, is responsible for twenty four hour oversight responsibility to ensure quality and cost effective delivery of information services.

  • Manages all aspects of financial and business system included in delivery of services.

    Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree or higher

  • Education/experience in computer science, business management, engineering or an analytical discipline is essential

  • 5+ years leadership experience, including development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise applications

  • 10+ years experience in information systems

  • Ability to make sound decisions and solve complex business and technical issues

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management and thrive in a cross-functional environment

  • Knowledge of financial management and budgeting

    Prefer:

  • Lawson ERP experience (S3/GHR/Landmark/AP/LTM)

  • Successfully developed and implemented applications in new computing architecture environments, using new and emerging technologies

  • 3+ years' experience in direct supervision of staff

  • PMP, Six-Sigma, Itil

    About Lakeland Regional Health

    Lakeland Regional Health is a large, globally recognized, award winning, integrated healthcare system located in Central Florida. Our 864-bed main Lakeland Campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state of Florida and also operates the busiest single-site Emergency Department in the nation. Our Award Winning Workplace has achieved best workplace awards from the Florida Hospital Association (Best Workplace in Florida), Forbes, Becker's, and Gallup (among only 40 organizations world-wide); achieved "Most Wired Advance" Hospital (among only 16 hospitals in the nation); and earned a Leap Frog "A" Safety Rating. Lakeland Regional Health is improving lives every day through safe and exceptional care, prevention and wellness, education and discovery.

    Organizational Highlights:

  • Award-winning workplace

  • State-of-the-art technology/treatments

  • Growth and Opportunity

  • Employee-centric

  • Comprehensive benefits

  • 100 years of stability

    Benefits:

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Career Advancement

  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Plan

  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Pay Differentials

  • Relocation assistance available

  • And so much more!

    Email your resume today and learn more at mylrh.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $0.00 /year

    Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

    Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Relocation assistance

    Schedule:

  • Monday to Temporarily due to Covid-19
  • What does an IT Manager do?

    The responsibilities of an IT Manager’s varies based on a company’s needs, but typically focuses on computer networks. IT Managers determine new hardware and software needs, oversee code requirements and run cables to new work areas. The IT Manager runs tests to verify that the components of the system are functioning at maximum efficiency.

    IT Managers build and implement the systems architecture, direct the work of Systems Analysts and Security Analysts. They also manage personnel verifying the completion of  their tasks and are involved in their hiring and training. An IT Manager also manages budget activity, updating senior management and maintaining the security of the data and systems round out the manager’s accountabilities.

     

    IT Manager skills and qualifications

    A successful IT Manager candidate needs to have various prerequisite skills and qualifications. They include:

    • Ability to assess and recruit top candidates, train new IT staff, supervise and motivate team members for high performance
    • Experience coordinating installations, upgrades, and maintenance
    • Ability to identify software needs
    • Knowledge of architecture processes and performance reports of operating systems
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • Skills to understand and oversee code development

     

    IT Manager experience requirements

    Typical work experience includes project management with the proven ability to prioritise, handle risk, control costs, adhere to timelines and manage project teams. Working knowledge of in-house computer networks and the ability to explain complex systems and the changes made necessary to identify upgrades can be a great asset. 

    Experience in Web development, virus removal, cleaning infected hard drives and stripping hardware after a security breach occurs are the vital skills of an IT Manager. Strong candidates must also have knowledge of or experience in cloud architecture. Other valuable experience includes leading and managing large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies. Experience with databases, database storage systems and phone systems are required as well.

     

    IT Manager education and training requirements

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computer Science is required. Sometimes a Foundation Degree, university course, Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Networking and Security, Networking Communications Systems, Computer Science or Digital Communications is accepted. Some companies honor apprenticeships, training with a provider or industry certification. The IT Manager must have two to five years’ experience in IT operations or two-plus years of IT department supervisory experience. In-depth knowledge of Google Apps administration, Microsoft Windows, service desk and network administration is also necessary for the role. Proven record of problem-solving and project management skills is usually appreciated.

     

    IT Manager salary expectations

    According to Indeed Salaries, the average salary for an IT Manager is £44,305 per year. Salary may be dependent on experience, location and company.

     

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    IT Manager job description FAQs

     

    What is the difference between an IT Specialist and an IT Technician?

    IT Specialists monitor computer systems, troubleshoot errors, update and upgrade systems. They uphold digital security, provide technical support to employees and run the system effectively and efficiently.

    IT Technicians perform maintenance, implement networks and troubleshoot for users on location. They design and maintain websites and operate chat lines and help desks.

     

    What is the difference between an IT Manager and an IT Project Manager?

    The IT Manager oversees all activities of the IT department. They determine the company’s current and future IT needs and implement systems to meet requirements. The Project Manager handles one project at a time. The Project Manager initiates the project, plans, executes, monitors, controls and closes the project.

     

    What is an IT Business Analyst?

    In small companies, one person may fufil all of the roles in the IT department. The specific purpose of an IT Business Analyst as opposed to an IT Manager is to understand a business problem, analyse the current state of the business, provide recommendations to solve the problem and determine costs. The role liaises between senior management and IT.

     

    How can you make your IT Manager job description stand out?

    Depending on the company size, one person may be responsible for all functions of the IT department. Write in first and second person (this uses an active rather than passive voice and sends a forceful message) and only include three-seven bullet points of clear and concise competencies. Also, state accountabilities and the service standards. Keep the title general and avoid using internal titles or abbreviations.

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